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The Morning After: Canada and the new "Global Goals"

So, the much anticipated United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 is now behind us! World leaders have gathered last week-end in New York to formally adopt and celebrate a new development framework which will succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Civil society was also present at the Summit, in unprecedented numbers, as were foundations, businesses and other stakeholders.

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NEW DEVELOPMENTS

We Can Do Better 2015 – Latest news

The response to our Elections Toolkit has been overwhelmingly positive!

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Up For Debate interviews the leaders on women's issues

A year-long campaign to create a national conversation on women's rights in the mainstream and social media and put women's issues at the center of the 2015 federal election culminated in an exciting event in Toronto last week.

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New organization to monitor multinationals and human rights

Above Ground was created to encourage multinational companies to respect human rights.

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Canada Off-Track on Human Rights

At the end of July, the UN's Human Rights Committee - which monitors the implementation of civil and political rights by states at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights – issued a critical report by 18 human rights experts on Canada's track record.

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NEW MEMBERS

CCIC is thrilled to welcome the Centre for international coopertation in health and development (CCISD)!

The Centre for international cooperation in health and development (CCISD), a Canadian not-for-profit corporation based in Quebec City, has been developing and managing international health projects since 1987.

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MEMBER PROFILE:CoDev

This month, CCIC met with CoDev Acting Executive Director Kristen Daub, to talk about the importance of equitable and longstanding partnerships and the role of the new Sustainable Development Goals…among other things!

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MEMBERS IN ACTION

Inter Pares Solidarity Tour, Guatemala 2016

Inter Pares is launching its next Solidarity Tour for February 2016.

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Wildlife. Not Entertainers – World Animal Protection

World Animal Protection has launched a campaign to raise awareness on the suffering and exploitation of wild animals, mainly by the tourist and hunting industries.

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WORTH A LOOK

Latest articles published in Development Unplugged ​

Two articles were published in Huffington Post Canada “Development Unplugged” since the last edition of FLASH!

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Imagine Canada Report: Charities in Canada as an Economic Sector

Imagine Canada's Chief Economist for Canada's Charitable and Nonprofit Sector released late June a discussion paper entitled Charities in Canada as an Economic Sector.

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CCIC IN THE NEWS

The Future of Poverty |  Canadian Mennonite | July 22, 2015

Delays still plaguing internship program    | Embassy  | July 8, 2015

Canadian Neocolonialism in Colombia: Oil, Mining and the Military  | Earth First!  | July 4, 2015

The tragedy of Harper's Canada | Counter Punch | July 3, 2015

 

CCIC PRESENTS

Americas Policy Group Member Meeting
November 23-24, 2015
Location: Ottawa
For more information: Stacey Gomez

2016 CCIC Annual Conference
May 11-12, 2016
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Save the date!

 

EVENTS

KAIROS Forum on Fracking
Vancouver & Moncton, Canada | October 30-31, 2015

Sécurité, action humanitaire et aide au développement : quels liens?
Montreal, Quebec | November 3, 2015

Match Up! Ottawa's First Feminist Human Library & Networking Event
Ottawa, Ontario | November 5, 2015

Journées québécoises de la solidarité internationale : Toutes ensemble
Across Quebec | November 5-14, 2015


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